Look out for this patch and be diligent in implementing it to the machine. Here is one vulnerability (CVE-2017-8620) that has high potential to be of parallel to the WannaCry and NotPetya vulnerabilities -- it is described as 'The Next WannaCry Vulnerability'. Finally, if patching is planned but delayed, Microsoft's recommended temporary mitigation against CVE-2017-8620 should be deployed: disable the WSearch facility within Windows.

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by:Senior IT System Engineer
So is this already distributed in the Windows update this month or not yet ?
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Yes I was released already.

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